If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feedRachel has been begging me to buy flowers for…well, all her life. And today isn’t the only day I’ve acquiesced, but it’s the only day so far this year. She’s happy as can be with soil under her fingernails and in her hair [...]
Saturday night during the movie…. Her hair is straight as a board and doesn’t hold a curl so we bought a big tub of gel. Slumber caps are the very next best thing to a tiara to make a girl feel princess-y. She was a real champ, slept in that get-up all night and not [...]
Don’t get all excited, I’m not going to reveal a method that will make your kids super chore-boys! Reading about the Swann family is what inspired my chore method of permanently assigning chores. And reading Cheaper by the Dozen inspired our chore list book. Nope. All I’m showing you today is how I assemble the [...]
I haven’t been reading nearly enough to my kids. I read to them every day, but just not enough. Not enough time reading and not enough variety. I think the slump started when I decided to read Chronicles of Narnia to the younger kids. I had read it to the olders years ago. I’m sorry to [...]
What if you had to choose just one photo to define yourself . . . . . . I’m thinkin’ you wouldn’t let me choose.
I started working on this doll over 4 years ago. She’s called Peppermint Candy. Sally Mae found the tote bag with the ¾ finished project in it and asked if I would finish it for her. I can’t even remember why I had not finished it way back when. Anyway, I got right on [...]
I finally have all my kids at home for the whole day all at once. When you have teens this just happens more and more seldom. And since they’re all here and our city has decided that it is time for my neighborhood to have our wonderful brush and rubbish pick-up AND it’s the last [...]
While I was cooking dinner the other day this little dichotomous duo caught my attention. I can just hear her asking herself, “Hmm, do Cowgirl boots go with a tutu?” That Sally Mae. She’s gettin’ to be as diverse as her Mother Hen.